Reid Hoffman’s Masters of Scale; Startup Success

Our favorite podcast series Masters of Scale by Reid Hoffman and friends sumarized the 10 strongest commendments to achieve startup success. We’d argue that 99% of this podcast treasure is valid for all companies including the largest multinationals.

Some tips;

  • minute 16.00 Hire for persistence and curiosity. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook – hire the best people you can. “You should never hire someone if you would not want to work for them”
  • minute 23:30 Brian Chesky CEO of AirBnB shares how they designed mindblowing customer experiences by imagining an 11 star customer experience.
  • minute 67.09 “create a winning company culture where every employee owns it” Reed Hastings of Netflix shares how he learned how to turn culture into a competitive advantage. Resulting in the Netflix “culture deck”.
  • minute 80.40 is Joost d’Hooghe‘s favorite; “pay it forward” – succesful organisations and individuals depend on the power of their diverse ecosystems, invest in your network and create width and depth